Maintaining Fitness in the Transition from Summer to Fall

Maintaining Fitness in the Transition from Summer to Fall

As summer winds down and fall rolls in, we are about to enjoy some of the most incredible riding of the year. Whether you are closing out a heavy season of road or mountain bike racing or just finishing a long summer of recreational riding, the weather, the colors and the dirt off-road are at their peak during the fall.…

Crosstraining: The Importance of Being Earnest

This is an exciting time of year for cyclists. Depending on how one spends time over the winter, a rider may have done more or less indoor cycling over the past few months. Cyclocross and mountain bikes can provide additional outdoor riding options when roads become slick or otherwise unwelcoming, especially when air quality down in our valleys is poor. And Fat Bikes have become increasingly popular, making abundant snowfall and lower temperatures less daunting for those determined to ride outdoors, weather be damned.…

Teamwork Pays: The Dividends of Racing as a Cohesive Squad

Teamwork Pays: The Dividends of Racing as a Cohesive Squad

As we discussed in the March 2013 issue of Cycling Utah, at its essence competitive cycling is a team sport. The successful professional teams tend to be the most organized and unified, and the best riders in the world often make contractual demands and commitments based on which riders they will call teammates.…